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PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:09 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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When did you last loosen off and give it a wiggle about :?

Or remove, regrease and replace.

DO IT NOW

Especially after all this rain we've had :wink:


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:19 pm 
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stuck post have we?


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:45 pm 
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today funily enough new build haha


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:06 am 
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Two things you should do regularly. Grease your post, check your balls.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:57 am 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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remember to grease those carbon posts in those carbon frames with that extra petroleummy grease so everything expands nicely and you never suffer the embarrassment of having to move a seatpost again

ever!

EVER!!!


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:02 pm 
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legrandefromage wrote:
remember to grease those carbon posts in those carbon frames with that extra petroleummy grease so everything expands nicely and you never suffer the embarrassment of having to move a seatpost again

ever!

EVER!!!


If you have a carbon post in a carbon frame and no mechanic to maintain it for you after every stage then you deserve everything you get!


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:37 pm 
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I've got a tub of this that I bought many years ago for assembling car brake callipers:

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I now keep it with my bike tools and slap it on everything, seatposts, handlebar stems, bolt threads, bottom brackets.

Never had anything sieze yet.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:02 pm 
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Stuck seatpost ?, not at all, but such horrors are a horror to sort, and all for the want of a little wiggle now and again.
Especially with multiple bikes, you might easily overlook it.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:50 pm 
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Sound advice, will be doing a check tonight


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:04 pm 
King of the DuckBoard
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took two of us an hour today to remove my post. Luckily an understanding work mate. Plus cut the excess Thomson post off and lost 2oz. Payment for invaluable 'muscle' one cake. I like to look at cakes. Do not eat them.


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